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Objects in Mirror: May 2, 2008 Archive

Video of Lake Harriet Streetcar ride

Posted at 8:09 AM on May 2, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Take a (virtual) ride on the Lake Harriet streetcar. Watch and comment on Tom Weber's video:

Tell us if you'll ride the streetcar this year.

Chat live with Leif Enger online

Posted at 9:48 AM on May 2, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Chat LIVE with Leif Enger, author of "Peace Like a River" and his new book, "So Brave, Young and Handsome. " He'll join us online today at 11:00 a.m. CT following his appearance on Midmorning. Program description:

Enger channels the old west in his new novel Minnesota writer Leif Enger's new novel, "So Brave, Young and Handsome," is a tribute to the Western. An old cowboy seeks forgiveness from his estranged wife as he tries to shake a pursuing Pinkerton detective.

Post your questions for Leif as early as possible, he'll only be with us for 30 minutes.

Listen to Leif on Midmorning starting at 10:00 a.m.
Ask Leif a question

How will you celebrate Minnesota's state archeology week?

Posted at 2:00 PM on May 2, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Cathy Wurzer talked with State archeologist Scott Anfinsona about Minnesota's State Archeology Week, May 5 - 11, 2008. It aligns with Minnesota's sesquicentennial celebration, and might yield some interesting events and even more interesting subjects. Will you learn about Brainerd pottery or perhaps social structures?

Tell us if you check out some of the archeology events. Share the history you discover in words, pictures, or video on Minnesota Life.

* MPR News: State Archeology Week
* MPR special project: Minnesota Arrival
* Resource: The Minnesota Office of the State Archaeologist

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